Category Archives: farm

Increase your Skill Set -Hair cuts

When it comes to increasing my skill set when it comes to hair cuts, there are three area’s to get better at. Human Hair trims/cuts Sheep Shearing/crotching Dogs Trims/Shaping If there is one thing that 2020 taught us, we can … Continue reading

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Is your Vet available?

This handsome guy needed to be altered and microchipped and I am beyond glad that I was able to get him in and done. The past year has been very challenging in regards to getting in to see your vet … Continue reading

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Meat Chicken 2019 Overview

I now know why people raise White Rock Chickens.. Yeild and returns! Now I have to own up to a few things.. before I get to costs I over grew them.. I fully admit this.. I would have had less … Continue reading

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Harvesting Cherry Bark

Despite the snow, we bundled up and headed out to prune the cherry trees on sunday. The little trees need almost no pruning get. However the big producing tree needed a good prune to honest. I have three large branches … Continue reading

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Pasture Seed Blends

Well, I have found the company I want to work with, I am just waiting back on word on if I can get it ordered in by our local Home Hardware or if they are going to send me to … Continue reading

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Purr Pride got a present

I love my farm cats and soon enough they will be spending more time outside then inside as the weather warms up, still sometimes you just need to give them a nice present. I had been looking and waiting for … Continue reading

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Winter Manure and Composting

A poo.. If you have farm critters you have poo.. if you have bigger critters, you have lots of Manure Piles! My two horse’s alone produce around a hundred pounds of poo a day.   Lets break it down a … Continue reading

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Beware Cold Fatique in your livestock

Another brace of deep cold with fast frost bite warnings, another foot of snow coming in under 24 hours and all with strong blowing winds (of up to 80 km) an hour. What does this all mean? It means I … Continue reading

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Ordering Seeds in these changing times.

This post is tailored more towards those that have land, bigger gardens and for homesteaders that are growing to fill their jars, cellars, pantry’s and keep their families bellies full for up to a year or two. Its not going … Continue reading

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Early Frost -Weather/Food Productions

Well, this spring, we had a very late hard frost at the end of may, Thankfully I had kept all my really tenders in till the first week of june. Having said that, it cut the garden season short by … Continue reading

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